Marysville native braves elements on Discoverya s a Naked and Afraida
What do you say when you're about to appear on national TV in your birthday suit for an hour? Jefferson, 32, will be on Discovery Channel's survivalist reality TV show "Naked and Afraid" at 10 p.m. Sunday. On the episode titled "Botswana Breakdown," he teams up with a female Rhode Island bartender to bare all in the barren plains of Africa.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
'Survivor' alum gets 'Naked and Afraid': Sneak preview
Apparently deciding that one stint out in the wild was not enough, a former Survivor contestant has returned to rough it out in the elements, but he forgot one thing: his clothes. That's right, a former Survivor player will be appearing on this Sunday's episode of Naked & Afraid on Discovery at 10pm.
Scoop: Live with Kelly and Michael - Week of September 15, 2014
September 15, 2014 - Kelly and Michael sit down with Academy Award winner OCTAVIA SPENCER, and actor DYLAN O'BRIEN discusses the film "The Maze Runner." Plus, "Good Morning America" host LARA SPENCER visits.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Cinema Blend News
5 Really Serious Rules That Only Apply To Reality Television
Survivor was not the first reality show, but when its debut season finale played to more than fifty million people, it launched an arms race between networks to green light as many new shows in the blooming genre as possible. It was like the Wild Wild West at first.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Can Reality TV's Midas Change the World?
Even though he's one of the most successful television producers on the planet - the mind behind an armada of prime-time Dutch-import reality hits, from Big Brother to The Voice ; a businessman with an estimated $2.2 billion net worth - John de Mol has kept a lower profile than the average boom-mic operator. The 59-year-old mogul is the Bizarro version of Survivor creator Mark Burnett , his grandstanding British-American competitor and sometime partner .
Nude Is the New Black: Are Naked Reality Shows Exposing Too Much?
Just when you thought reality television couldn't shock you any more, naked reality TV shows, where contestants bear their souls and their bodies, are rising in popularity. Initially when Ky Furneaux, a stunt woman, was approached about being on Discovery Channel's Naked and Afraid, she said no.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Sorry, producers, therea s no Utopia
Much of the water-cooler talk across the county on Monday was about "Utopia," a new reality series on Fox's entertainment network. The premise of the show is that strangers are brought together for a year, in an isolated location, to make a perfect society.
TMH's Top Telecasts for Fall 2014
With fall right around the corner comes a flurry of promising new TV shows. The Miami Hurricane knows you're very busy, so we've watched all the trailers and conducted research so you don't have to waste time on shows that will inevitably be canceled.
International Business Times
'Survivor San Juan del Sur Blood vs. Water': Tribes Revealed...
CBS "Survivor San Juan del Sur Blood vs. Water," or "Survivor Season 29" revealed its new tribes as Coyopa and Hunahpu. The two tribes are composed of 18 new "Survivor" castaways including firefighters , actors, a model and a former professional baseball player .
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Fox tries to break new ground with 'Utopia'
Whether its ensuring participants can legally hunt, readying for wildfires or accounting for an impending pregnancy, the masterminds behind the new Fox unscripted society-building series have prepared for every possible situation at the rural compound where they're filming "Utopia." Except for one: What if nobody watches? "Realistically, I don't know," conceded executive producer Conrad Green in his trailer office across from the "Utopia" set a few days before the participants -- or "pioneers," as they're called -- moved onto a made-over Santa Clarita, California, ranch that's often used as a location in films and TV shows.
Fist fights, nudity, pregnancy and polyamory: Fox's $50M year-long...
Inside the town built for sex offenders: Florida 'safe haven' where 200 convicted sex criminals and their relatives live side by side Say goodbye to summer! Snow comes a month early with SEVEN states due to drop into freezing conditions over the next week thanks to another Polar Vortex Shock poll finds in favor of Scottish Independence: 51 per cent plan to vote Yes in key UK vote as political leaders warn border will have to be GUARDED Texas medical worker 'repeatedly groped' female passenger while she was with her daughter and trying to sleep in the seat next to him on a flight to New York Reddit FINALLY closes the message board that helped spread naked photos of celebrities SIX DAYS after they were first leaked by iCloud hackers New witness in Michael Brown shooting says teenager had his hands UP when he was gunned down and disputes that he charged Officer Wilson Stars arrive in New ... (more)
Sat Sep 06, 2014
ABC Action News
Q&A: Bill Bellamy, new host of Let's Ask America
Bill Bellamy has been a working stand-up comedian for more than 20 years, building a solid reputation as a relaxed performer in command of his material and his platform. He is a prolific Twitter producer.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Fox execs admit 'Utopia' is really risky reality TV, ready to take the gamble
AUGUST 06: Simon Andreae, EVP Alternative Programming, Fox Broadcasting speaks onstage at the 'TV's Reality Rainmakers' panel during Tune In! Variety's TV Summit at Intercontinental Century City on August 6, 2014 in Century City, Califo Welcome to their world. Sunday night's premiere of the reality show " Utopia " already has Fox execs talking about the huge risk they are taking with the buzzy 365 day, 24/7 social experiment.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Ain't It Cool News
The Republican Strategist Who Got Yelled At By Sarah Palin Joins the View
The fabulous Nicolle Wallace, a longtime George W. Bush communications chief and John McCain senior campaign advisor, is going to be a new host of "The View" alongside Rosie Perez, Rosie O'Donnell and Whoopi Goldberg. Wallace, one assumes, is meant to fill the conservative chair left when former "Survivor" contestant Elizabeth Hasselbeck was let go, but Wallace, 42, comes off as far brainier than Hasselbeck and a lot less angry than the likes of Ann Coulter.
The Daily Democrat
Fox attempting to break new ground with 'Utopia'
Whether its ensuring participants can legally hunt, readying for wildfires or accounting for an impending pregnancy, the masterminds behind the new Fox unscripted society-building series have prepared for every possible situation at the rural compound where they're filming "Utopia." Except for one: What if nobody watches? "Realistically, I don't know," conceded executive producer Conrad Green in his trailer office across from the "Utopia" set a few days before the participants - or "pioneers," as they're called - moved onto a made-over Santa Clarita, California, ranch that's often used as a location in films and TV shows.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Emeril Lagasse and Ty Pennington host new TNT cooking competition with tie-in to chain eateries
New Orleans-based uber chef Emeril Lagasse will team with the modern-day Mr. Fix-It, Ty Pennington of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," on a new TNT cooking competition show that premieres Oct. 3. The new show, "On the Menu," is executive produced by industry heavyweight Mark Burnett .
Survivor fave visits Langley
Roxanne Hooper is assistant editor at the Langley Advance follows the business scene in Langley.
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
Jeff Probst on why 'Survivor' ditched Redemption Island twist for 'San Juan del Sur'
When I spoke to Survivor 's Jeff Probst earlier this year after the success of the Blood vs. Water season, he mentioned that the Redemption Island twist would most likely only return in future Blood vs. Water seasons .
Tue Sep 02, 2014
The Plain Dealer
Survivor lead singer Jimi Jamison dies; People Magazine's...
Here's some of what's happening this morning in entertainment headlines: People Magazine has obtained exclusive photos from the wedding of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie; and more.
VIDEO: Meet the 18 Castaways Competing on CBS's SURVIVOR
This season on SURVIVOR , 18 all-new castaways will compete against each other, when the Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 29th season with a special 90-minute premiere, Wednesday, Sept.